JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
SHELBYVILLE, IL. — BCCH 7th and 8th took turns tripling-up their Moulton counterparts on Tuesday night. BCCH 7th won 24-8, while BCCH 8th won, 25-8.
The Eagle 7th blitzed Shelby in the 1st with a 10-0 run. The Rams were stymied again in the 2nd as BCCH continued the shutout with an 8-0 run for an 18-0 lead at the break. Out of the locker room, Shelby struck back with a 6-1 run, trying to get the deficit under 10 points. They still trailed by 13 to open the 4th, 19-6. Down the stretch, BCCH finished with a 5-2 run to win by 16.
Tabitha Endsley had a game-high 10 points for BCCH, out-scoring Shelby by herself. Lauren Wojcik followed with six points, matching the Ram top scorer, Elizabeth Bowyer. Three more Eagles score, while Shelby had just one more player with a bucket.
BCCH 24, Shelbyville 8
BCCH stats: Tabitha Endsley 10 (4 FGs, 2/4 FTs), Lauren Wojcik 6 (3 FGs), Becca Morgason 4 (FG, 2/8 FTs), Cecilia Miller 2 (FG), Hailey Persinger 2 (FG). Team FGs 10. Team FTs 4-of-12.
Shelby stats: Elizabeth Bowyer 6 (3 FGs), Hoover 2 (FG). Team FGs 4.
In the prime-time affair, BCCH notched just their third win of the season and celebrated 17-point victory in the process.
The game was still in the balance after one period, despite a 5-0 BCCH run. The Eagles started to get some serious separation in the 2nd with a 10-4 run, leading by 11 at the break, 15-4. Shelby just couldn't mount much resistance. BCCH out-scored Shelby 10-4 in the 2nd half and booked the win.
The BCCH win was a team effort. Nine different players split the 25 points with no one with more than six points. Becca Morgason led BCCH with six points, followed by Amanda Smith and Taylor Odlham with four points, each. Five more players scored two points, each.
Moulton's top scorer was Sydney Trainor with just three points. Only three other Rams scored.
BCCH 25, Shelbyville 8
BCCH stats: Becca Morgason 6 (3 FGs), Amanda Smith 4 (2 FGs, 0/2 FTs), Taylor Oldham 4 (2 FGs), Erica Lorton 2 (FG), Hailey Persinger 2 (FG), Cecelia Miller 2 (FG), Lauren Wojcik 2 (FG), Grace Smith 2 (FG), Tabitha Endsley 1 (1/2 FTs). Team FGs 12. Team FTs 1-of-4.
Shelby stats: Sydney Trainor 3 (FG, 1/4 FTs), Savannah Marty 2 (FG, 0/2 FTs), Blair Rodman 2 (FG), Danekas 1 (1/2 FTs). Team FGs 3. Team FTs 2-of-10.
BCCH 7th (10-7, 3-2 NTC) and 8th (3-13, 0-5 NTC) play Thursday hosting Brownstown, while Shelbyville 7th and 8th host Monticello for their final regular season home games on Friday, beginning at 6 p.m.